Family Events in St. Louis

Garden Buds Summer Saturdays: Search for Secrets

Discover the amazing world of plants with your preschooler during the Garden Buds Summer Saturdays series at the Missouri Botanical Garden. These fun, hands-on classes are for children ages 4 to 6 with a parent. 

During this class, kids will discover why birds find the Garden such a wonderful place to live, then make a bird feeder to take home and help attract birds to their own yard.

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Feast in the Park at Laumeier Sculpture Park

Food trucks are as hot as ever in St. Louis, and now you can enjoy a food truck event at the beautiful Laumeier Sculpture Park!

From 5 to 8 p.m., food trucks will gather at Laumeier Sculpture Park to bring you a variety of great eats there will also be live music from local bands. Sponsored by Feast magazine and St. Louis County Parks. 

More information: laumeiersculpturepark.org

 

 

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St. Louis Staycations the Whole Family Will Enjoy

Jetting off to an exotic destination in the Caribbean may sound like the perfect family vacation, but there are many other ways to rest, relax and spend quality time together as a family this summer.

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Ready for Pumpkins and Hayrides? Here's Your St. Louis Fall Family Bucket List

Pumpkin beer has hit the shelves and pumpkin lattes are on the menu at your favorite local coffee shop, which means that – ready or not – fall is unofficially here to stay.

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17 St. Louis Farmers Markets for Your Family to Visit This Summer

It wouldn’t be summer in St. Louis without our favorite local farmers markets. From meeting the men and women who grow and raise our food to sampling some of the tastiest culinary confections St.

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Explore the Big Muddy at the Great Rivers Festival

For one afternoon, your kids can morph into Lewis and Clark, exploring America’s great waterways. Or environmentalists, learning how to protect nature’s delicate ecosystem. Or even rock stars, grooving to the sounds of the hottest bands in the region.

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Take the Yellow Brick Road to the Fox to See the Wizard of Oz

Your family can follow the yellow brick road with Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion and Toto when The Wizard of Oz comes to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in May.

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Public Missions at the Challenger Learning Center
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Saturday, October 5, 2019

You and your kids can learn about space, science, the solar system and lots more in a fun, hands-on way during Public Missions at the Challenger Learning Center. Simulated Space missions are geared for families with kids ages 6 and up, and some for families with kids ages 11 and up.

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Applefest at Eckert Farms
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019

Wagon rides, live entertainment, great festival foods, a petting zoo and much more make this an apple pickin' good time for the whole family. There will be pony rides, a children's carnival, opportunities to feed goats and other farm animals, caramel apples, funnel cakes and more. 

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Fox Park Fall Festival
Saturday, September 21, 2019

Kids can enjoy bubble fun from The Magic House, the St. Louis Police Department Operation Polar Cops ice cream truck, face painting, games, and explore the St. Louis Fire Department fire truck. There will be 300 free lunches provided for children 12 and under.

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